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Mar 17, 2015

Bouchard cruises, Wozniacki exits Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) – Fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki became the biggest name to fall by the wayside in the women’s event at the BNP Paribas Open when she was ousted 6-4 6-4 by Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic on Monday.

Wozniacki, champion at Indian Wells in 2011, had overwhelmed Bencic 6-0 6-0 in their only previous meeting in Istanbul last year but it was a very different story at the California desert venue as the Dane struggled for consistency.

Mar 17, 2015

‘Unreal’ first win for Bencic over a top-five player

INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) – Teenager Belinda Bencic achieved an “unreal” life-long dream by pulling off the biggest win of her career with a 6-4 6-4 upset of fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

With her fellow Swiss Martina Hingis looking on from the stands, the 18-year-old clinched her first victory over a top-five ranked player to reach the fourth round of the elite WTA event at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Mar 17, 2015

Tennis-’Unreal’ first win for Bencic over a top-five player

INDIAN WELLS, California, March 16 (Reuters) – Teenager Belinda Bencic achieved an “unreal” life-long dream by pulling off the biggest win of her career with a 6-4 6-4 upset of fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

With her fellow Swiss Martina Hingis looking on from the stands, the 18-year-old clinched her first victory over a top-five ranked player to reach the fourth round of the elite WTA event at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Mar 17, 2015

Tennis-Bouchard cruises, Wozniacki exits Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, California, March 16 (Reuters) – Fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki became the biggest name to fall by the wayside in the women’s event at the BNP Paribas Open when she was ousted 6-4 6-4 by Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic on Monday.

Wozniacki, champion at Indian Wells in 2011, had overwhelmed Bencic 6-0 6-0 in their only previous meeting in Istanbul last year but it was a very different story at the California desert venue as the Dane struggled for consistency.

Mar 16, 2015

Bouchard eager to carve out new memories

INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) – After a stellar 2014 campaign that ended with her at seventh in the world rankings, Eugenie Bouchard has already piled up plenty of career highlights but would prefer now to carve out new ones.

Having celebrated her 21st birthday last month, the self-assured Canadian with a lethal forehand dreams of rising to top spot in the global pecking order and winning her first grand slam singles crown.

Mar 16, 2015

Tennis-Bouchard eager to carve out new memories

INDIAN WELLS, California, March 16 (Reuters) – After a stellar 2014 campaign that ended with her at seventh in the world rankings, Eugenie Bouchard has already piled up plenty of career highlights but would prefer now to carve out new ones.

Having celebrated her 21st birthday last month, the self-assured Canadian with a lethal forehand dreams of rising to top spot in the global pecking order and winning her first grand slam singles crown.

Mar 16, 2015

Murray fends off Kohlschreiber at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) – Fourth-seeded Andy Murray recovered from a surprising second-set lapse to beat German Phillipp Kohlschreiber 6-1 3-6 6-1 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

Seemingly in total control breezing through the opening set in just 25 minutes at a sun-drenched Indian Wells Tennis Garden, the Scot was broken after a marathon eighth game in the second as the battling Kohlschreiber leveled the contest.

Mar 16, 2015

Tennis-Murray fends off Kohlschreiber at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, California March 16 (Reuters) – Fourth-seeded Andy Murray recovered from a surprising second-set lapse to beat German Phillipp Kohlschreiber 6-1 3-6 6-1 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

Seemingly in total control breezing through the opening set in just 25 minutes at a sun-drenched Indian Wells Tennis Garden, the Scot was broken after a marathon eighth game in the second as the battling Kohlschreiber levelled the contest.

Mar 16, 2015

Bouchard eases into fourth round at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) – Sixth-seeded Canadian Eugenie Bouchard used her potent forehand to great effect as she demolished American CoCo Vandeweghe 6-3 6-2 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

The 21-year-old broke an error-prone Vandeweghe once in the opening set and twice in the second to complete a one-sided victory in just over an hour on the showpiece stadium court at a sun-bathed Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Mar 16, 2015

Tennis-Bouchard eases into fourth round at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, California, March 16 (Reuters) – Sixth-seeded Canadian Eugenie Bouchard used her potent forehand to great effect as she demolished American CoCo Vandeweghe 6-3 6-2 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

The 21-year-old broke an error-prone Vandeweghe once in the opening set and twice in the second to complete a one-sided victory in just over an hour on the showpiece stadium court at a sun-bathed Indian Wells Tennis Garden.